Join the ‘Point of View’ debate: Gold

By Staff | May 5, 2011 | Last updated on May 5, 2011
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Should gold retain its value as a precious metal?

To those who appreciate its distinguished history as the world’s reserve currency, it is an investment option that is both reassuring and dependable, especially during volatile times.

To those who question its legitimacy as a valued and practical resource, it is just a yellow rock that serves very little purpose in today’s modern world, where it is not even used to manufacture currency any longer.

In this day and age, should gold continue to retain its value as a precious metal or is it time to set tradition aside and look elsewhere? has asked two outspoken market participants to share their thoughts in our Point of View debate. What do you think? Have your say by viewing the debate, voting and commenting in the Point of View section. staff


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